Visual Arts and Communication
The Visual Arts and Communication Subject Area investigates concerns integral to art, as well as to art's relationship to the challenges that face culture and society.
Research Contact: Professor Jake Kaner
The Visual Arts and Communication Subject Area is the on-going enquiry and response to societal issues carried out by the research staff supported by technicians at NTU. It engages in innovative forms of artistic research and also provides provision for the integration of research-based teaching in taught degree programmes.
A strong collegiate research culture has been nurtured through the development of pioneering models of practice through the Summer Lodge (established 2009) and Winter Lodge (established 2011) being two core research activities within the Art Research provision.
The Art Research group is the on-going enquiry carried out by staff and technicians at NTU. It engages in innovative forms of artistic research and also provides provision for the integration of research-based teaching in Fine Art study.
The group reflects the breadth of practices within the research area of interdisciplinary Fine Art, where individual and collaborative research activities are currently grouped under three interconnected themes: the trans-decorative, open curriculum, spatial practices. Identifying research in and through art practice as a central methodology, with this research group looking into the concerns integral to art, as well as to challenges facing culture and society.
The following Impact Case Study is linked to this Subject Area: